Pressing-In to the Anointing

From his days as an itinerant evangelist, Dr. James Finn relates what I have dubbed “The Banana Story.” It happened in the early 1970’s, when he was ministering in Clayton, Georgia. Just before the evening meeting, while he was driving to the church, he felt impressed by the Holy Ghost to stop and purchase a […]

ALL That You Say…

Mar 11:23  “For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.” Not just “that thing,” […]

How To Prepare Now For the Next Crisis

Dear young Christian, just one anecdote from forty years of walking with God: One day I went to work when the cupboard was especially bare. At the end of the day we were told that there was no money for payroll that week! The thirty-mile commute from Troy, NY never seemed so long. As I […]

A Miracle Called Lydia!

Arvada, CO, 1982. This will seem a little ethereal for some, but it’s “New Testament Normal” when you dedicate your life to the gospel, and seek God’s face day-by-day. One day, my wife and I came to the joint realization that our “dream” was being delayed. For years, we had been in agreement that we […]

It’s a No-Brainer!

The history of monarchies in every nation is replete with kings seeking to establish their dominion beyond their own lifetimes. They try to consolidate enough power for their descendants to rule upon their throne after them. But very few of these dynasties have ever reigned in any country for longer than a century. “Their inward […]

Even An Angel Has to Ask

Luke 1:26  The angel Gabriel was dispatched from heaven to the home of the virgin Mary. In church, this is called the Annunciation as if he came to “announce” her pregnancy.  But she wasn’t pregnant!  He didn’t come to make an announcement, as if it were an accomplished fact. His mission was  finished only when […]